101 Accessible Vacations : Vacation Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

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  • Copyright: 2007-10-28
  • Publisher: Demos Health
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Many wheelers and slow walkers assume their travel options are limited. This book proves otherwise, showcasing a world of choices from beaches to safaris, museums to mountaintops. 101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings, recreational opportunities, and tourist attractions. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, author of the critically acclaimed Barrier-Free Travel, it covers fun, interesting, and exciting vacation possibilities for those with mobility issues. With its wealth of options, can-do attitude, and complete information detailing the access features of each destination, 101 Accessible Vacations will turn your dream vacation into a reality! Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xv
Bright Lights, Big City
Chicago Like a Localp. 3
Cleveland Rocksp. 5
Cowboys and Culture in Fort Worthp. 8
Multicultural Torontop. 11
The Streets of San Franciscop. 14
Viva Las Vegas!p. 18
Wheeling Around Londonp. 21
Active Holidays
A Beach of Your Ownp. 29
Hit the Slopesp. 32
Sailing Awayp. 34
Scuba 101p. 37
Summer in Winter Parkp. 39
Swim with the Dolphinsp. 42
The Great Outdoors
A Colorado Boardwalkp. 49
On Safarip. 51
Beyond Cannery Rowp. 54
Big Trees and Waterfallsp. 56
Death Valley Daysp. 59
Everglades Adventurep. 61
Exploring the Adirondacksp. 64
Magical Mauip. 67
Spring Migration on Lake Eriep. 70
Year-Round Fun in Whistler, BCp. 73
A Place to Rest Your Head
Beach Cottages on the Outer Banksp. 79
Cabin Feverp. 81
Eh, What Lodge?p. 84
Florida Villasp. 86
Home on the Rangep. 88
Hostelingp. 90
Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!p. 93
Murder, They Wrotep. 95
Sleeping in Parisp. 98
Time for Romancep. 100
Road Trips
A Taste of Vermontp. 105
A Hocking Hills Getawayp. 108
Virginia's Crooked Roadp. 110
Exploring Elkhart Countyp. 113
Fall Foliage in Ohio Amish Countryp. 116
Hit the Road in Your Own RVp. 119
Scenic Southeastern Kentuckyp. 122
Way out West in Kansasp. 124
Alaska, Expedition Stylep. 131
Aloha Matey!p. 133
Barging through the Heartlandp. 136
Exploring the Columbia Riverp. 139
Cruising Europe's Canalsp. 141
HAL's Southern Caribbeanp. 144
Paddlewheeling around Alaskap. 147
RCI's Accessible Caribbeanp. 149
The Mighty Mississippip. 153
Small Town Charm
A Revitalized Dubuquep. 159
Artful Boisep. 161
Cambria Gemsp. 164
Hop Off the Fast Track in Columbiap. 167
Escape to the Springsp. 170
Furniture City, USAp. 173
SoCal Sojournp. 175
The Home of LL Beanp. 179
Wilmington's Riverfrontp. 181
A Little Culture
A Piece of Greece in Floridap. 187
And What's Wrong with Graceland?p. 190
Beyond the Fairwayp. 192
Hail to the Chiefsp. 194
Montreal: The Other Parisp. 198
Museum Hopping in St. Petersburgp. 201
Puerto Rico Samplerp. 203
Santa Fe Culture Clashp. 205
Seductive Sedonap. 208
The Other Hollandp. 211
Winter Carnival in Quebecp. 213
Historic Haunts
Historic Philadelphiap. 219
History and Culture in the Big Peachp. 222
Must-Sees in DCp. 225
Mystic Getawayp. 228
Remember San Antoniop. 231
The Big Easy, Post-Katrinap. 234
The Fun Side of the Potomacp. 237
Family Friendly Fun
Discover Florida's Space Coastp. 243
Experience Living History in Williamsburgp. 245
Family Fun in San Diegop. 248
Just Call Me Skipperp. 251
Meet Me in St. Louisp. 253
Rocket City, USAp. 256
Spring Break, Family Stylep. 259
Off the Beaten Path
America's Accessible Caribbeanp. 265
Catalina Todayp. 267
Crush Time in Calaveras Countyp. 270
Coon Dogs, Cornbread and Country Musicp. 273
Polk County Memoriesp. 276
The Other New Mexicop. 279
The Quiet Side of Lake Pontchartrainp. 282
Undiscovered Ohiop. 284
Candy's Picks
A Rocky Mountain Rail Tourp. 291
Absolutely Vancouverp. 293
Campus Attractionsp. 296
Candy and the Volcanop. 299
Factory Toursp. 302
Hi Ho, Hi Ho, a Caving We Will Gop. 305
New Zealand's Northlandp. 308
The Texas Tropicsp. 311
Tide Pools and Yurts on the Oregon Coastp. 313
Recommended Readingp. 317
Indexp. 323
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